Senior Transmission O&M Engineer

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Job ID 22101
Offshore Wind

Opportunity to join an offshore wind developer during a period of growth who have an extensive pipeline of European projects. As the Senior Transmission O&M Engineer, you will form part of the team leading in powering the energy transition through development, construction, operation, and ownership of renewable energy generation and green infrastructure.

This is a full-time, permanent position based in Newcastle.


  • Prepare system operation manuals and define maintenance and fault preparedness needs.
  • Follow up multiple interfaces for the HVDC scope of the project development as the O&M representative.
  • Contribute to competence profile strategy for the offshore technicians who will provide first line support to offshore HVDC platform.
  • Define and plan maintenance and inspection strategies and lead relevant O&M contract preparations and tenders. Engage in experience transfer and learning from other similar HVDC systems.
  • Be prepared to do short term business travels offshore, domestically and internationally if required.
  • Be responsible for safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the HVDC transmission assets.
  • Prepare technical documentation for OFTO O&M service offer and engage in the OFTO divestment process.
  • Management of transmission contractors, including day-to-day interface with OFTO.
  • Review loss of availability from transmission system, provide analysis and collaborate to recommend improvements to asset and maintenance.
  • Ensure high quality maintenance and safety information is captured and processed in corporate systems in line with management system processes.


  • Degree or relevant qualification in electrical engineering or similar subject.
  • Experience working with Transmission System Owners.
  • Strong knowledge of HVAC and HVDC infrastructure, ideally with particular focus on offshore wind commissioning and/or operations.
  • Sound technical knowledge of large electrical / mechanical systems.
  • Strong team player with demonstrable team leadership and management skills and excellent interpersonal and communication skills with people of different backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to be proactive, work independently, deliver your own ideas and results, and perform high quality work within tight deadlines.
  • Willingness to work offshore when required, potentially on rotation during commissioning and operation.

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